Background/experience: after first commencing work with Bank of Queensland in 1983 Stephen has had a varied career which has included banking and lending, a 13 year stint in the commercial side of the manufacturing sector, followed by some more study and a return to the finance sector. Following an invaluable six years spent with pioneering Queensland financial planning firm, Whittaker Macnaught, Stephen and three of his Whittaker Macnaught colleagues established Solace Financial in 2013.
Interests: Stephen is a keen fan of most sports but follows rugby league, soccer, and golf in particular. As a born and bred Queenslander he is naturally a supporter of the Brisbane Roar, the Broncos, and the Mighty Maroons. Aside from sport Stephen enjoys reading and loves nothing more than travelling to new places with his wife Tracey and their two daughters.
Qualifications: Stephen is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) and member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia. He holds an Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning and a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting) from the University of Queensland.